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This free tool will provide your staff with guidelines to evaluate patients and assess their risk
APRIL 26, 2018
This helpful tool from fall-preventio
DECEMBER 22, 2017
By Jennifer Thew, RN Falls are a significant problem for adults age 65 and older. Accordi
OCTOBER 4, 2018
J1800 (Any falls since start of care (SOC)/resumption of care (ROC)) is a gateway item that asks whe
New research shows that infections can be an underlying cause of patient falls, according to a st
OCTOBER 13, 2015
New research shows that infections can be an underlying cause of patient falls, according to a st
OCTOBER 14, 2015
Sentinel Event Alert aimed at preventing falls Editor's note:
APRIL 28, 2016
Brigham and Women's 'Fall TIPS' tool offers tailored approach to falls prevention The g
This is an excerpt from fall-prev
NOVEMBER 15, 2018
Patient falls are a fixture in The Joint Commission’s list of top 10 sentinel events; in f
DECEMBER 21, 2017
1. It is the role of home health aides to look for risk factors that could contr
Early research suggests promise in a fledgling government program that aims to reduce fall
Preventing Falls Preventing Falls
JANUARY 1, 2016
It’s the role of home health aides to look for risk factors that could contribute to a fall
  Fall prevention
  To fully understand where your organization's risks lie, you not only need to ha
Risk Reduction Strategies Editor's Note:
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
Expect CMS surveyors to be referring to recommendations set out by The Joint Commission last fall
AUGUST 7, 2018
Thorough risk assessments and clear plans to mitigate danger to patients will be critical to sati
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
For the last decade, patient falls have been a consistent source of frustration for healthcare pr
DECEMBER 9, 2015
by Josh Poltilove Have clinicians fill out M1910 (Fall risk assessment) prior to a
Be able to show a thorough risk assessment along with a plan for intervention if surveyors questi
MAY 1, 2018
CMS and Joint Commission are cracking down on potential ligature and self-harm risks A
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
Remember to provide fall-protection training to any worker at your facility that may be exposed
Remember to provide fall-protection training to any worker at your facility that may be exposed
JULY 1, 2018
Hospitals have 60 days to fix ligature risks In December, CMS unveiled a new definition
APRIL 1, 2018
Remember to provide fall-protection training to any worker at your facility that may be exposed t
MAY 1, 2018
Comments on the IMPACT Act Cross-Setting Quality Measure: Falls with Major Injury are due October
Patient falls are a fixture in The Joint Commission’s list of top 10 sentinel events; in f
APRIL 5, 2018
After a long period of anticipation, it looks as though CMS will incorporate ligature risk recomm
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
  Reducing the risk of work-related injuries
  Modern Healthcare Risk Management
OCTOBER 9, 2015
Some words of advice about conducting risk assessments at your facility Editor&rsqu
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
After missing a proposed fall start date, CMS has announced last week that its Medicare Part B dr
DECEMBER 27, 2016
  A broken wrist due to a fall out of a grocery cart in a boarding school driveway
MARCH 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
One year ago the patient fall rate at New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) in Wilmington,
AUGUST 20, 2014
  Reducing the risk of litigation and negative survey outcomes by creating realistic expectatio
DECEMBER 11, 2015
  Medicare billing: A common compliance risk area
APRIL 15, 2016
  SNFs: Strategies to mitigate readmission and rehospitalization risk
  Reduce your audit risk: How to analyze the UB-04
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
  Counting patient steps predicts readmissions risk
DECEMBER 14, 2017
Stroke rates and death from strokes are falling, according to a study in the Journal of th
How would we code a trip and fall over a cat in ICD-10? You wou
Every time patients are misidentified, they are put at risk. Sometimes the harm is minor: an unn
Every time patients are misidentified, they are put at risk. Sometimes the harm is minor: an unne
AUGUST 2, 2018
With the Government Accountability Office’s designation of Medicare as a high-risk program
“I’ve found that burnout is incredibly easy to fall into because you don’t know
JUNE 5, 2015
  SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know Q&A
  Compliance and the UB-04: How to identify risk areas and analyze provider information
AUGUST 21, 2015
  These 7 readmission risks could prevent you from receiving SNF VBP incentive payments
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
A new CMS memo creates a definition of a ligature risk, a time frame for correcting them, and int
DECEMBER 19, 2017
A window washer was critically injured August 5 after falling six stories at Chicago's Northweste
AUGUST 6, 2015
When residents assist during brain or spine surgery, the risk of complication or death does not i
JULY 10, 2015
When residents assist during brain or spine surgery, the risk of complication or death does not
Hospitals are continually working to reduce the risk of patient suicide in their facilities, but
OCTOBER 26, 2017
Get back to basics and pinpoint what risk analysis, assessment, and management tr
Risk adjustment is central to pay for performance, whereby high-quality cost effective care can b
OCTOBER 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
Patients with high-risk behaviors pose a danger to healthcare staff and other patients and are di
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Unintended retention of foreign objects, patient falls, and suicide were the top three sentinel e
APRIL 21, 2015
With the exception of states in the Northeast and upper Midwest, states are falling below the rec
JANUARY 7, 2016
Many healthcare workers already understand that getting a flu shot every fall helps protect not o
by Kirsten Dize Guidance on new items capturing information on falls, mobility,
The new memo creates a definition of a ligature risk, a time frame for correcting them, interim g
DECEMBER 14, 2017
A new scoring system can help organizations spot patients at high risk for respiratory problems a
AUGUST 25, 2015
APRIL 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
In the fall of 2015, the ACGME Board of Directors began a complete review of the Common Program R
JANUARY 13, 2017
Patients with high-risk behaviors pose a danger to healthcare staff and other patients and are di
MARCH 10, 2016
Looking to spot risks factors for mental illness or suicide? A new report shows that these proble
After a surgeon’s fall, one hospital in Georgia learned how expensive unsafe furniture can
APRIL 6, 2017
In the fall of 2015, the ACGME Board of Directors began a complete review of the Common Program
JANUARY 13, 2017
A Leapfrog Group report found that hospitals need to improve high-risk surgery patient outcomes.
MARCH 17, 2015
The idea behind hand hygiene compliance efforts is to reduce the risk of infection in healthcare
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
A former employee at a Colorado hospital may have put thousands of patients at risk of disease af
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Patients with high-risk behaviors pose a danger to healthcare staff and other patients and are di
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
“All residents appear to be at risk for sleep impairment and its effects on performance, an
JUNE 8, 2018
Earlier this week, I received a question regarding the need to do a risk assessment that would al
OCTOBER 13, 2016
Wishing you could weigh in on The Joint Commission’s expectations about suicide risk? You h
MARCH 29, 2018
Wishing you could weigh in on The Joint Commission’s expectations about suicide risk? You h
MARCH 27, 2018
A new risk model provides a simple and inexpensive way to determine whether acute myocardial infa
Fall 2014 osteopathic medical college enrollment increased by 5.2% over 2013, according to data
With three new medical degree programs starting up in Texas by the fall of 2018, there is a growi
JULY 17, 2015
Unintended retention of a foreign body, patient falls, and wrong-site surgery top The Joint Commi
MARCH 8, 2018
Unintended retention of a foreign body, patient falls, and wrong-site surgery top The Joint Commi
MARCH 8, 2018
Unintended retention of a foreign body, patient falls, and wrong-site surgery top The Joint Commi
MARCH 6, 2018
CDC reports falls leading cause of injury and death in older Americans
Looking for a better way to gauge readmission risk? University of Texas (UT) researchers say they
A new set of tools was released last week to help protect patients from safety risks caused by he
APRIL 12, 2018
SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know
Hospitals face many challenges in regard to active shooter risk such as providing care to victim
JANUARY 5, 2017
The greatest risk of patients acquiring a C. diff infection didn’t come, surprisingly, when
JULY 12, 2018
Nearly one in five Medicare patients fall prey to medically related injuries unrelated to their u
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
A critical question in medicine will come before the U.S. Supreme Court this fall: How much powe
Healthcare information technology systems are falling short when it comes to supporting physician
In the fall of 2015, the ACGME Board of Directors began a complete review of the Common Program
APRIL 5, 2018
Risk: The record does not contain a legible signature with credential
DECEMBER 29, 2015
It's time for your organization to begin its risk assessment—do you know where your PHI is?
Due to possible health risks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently proposed a ban
MARCH 24, 2016
While I have little doubt that we will yet again revisit the management of ligature risks and beh
MAY 16, 2019
“When you are unfamiliar with a topic being discussed on rounds, take the risk and ask abou
APRIL 20, 2018
While organizations should focus on performing regular risk assessments and analyses, there are a
Q: Our non-employed radiology group is being evaluated by its insurer from a risk and saf
In a new HealthLeaders Media report, Population Health: Investing in a Risk-Based Future
OCTOBER 30, 2015
Maintenance of certification (MOC) exam scores are falling: First-time pass rates for those who
Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed the holidays! Last fall, we welcomed Patient S
JANUARY 6, 2016
 This fall saw more than 220 experts in healthcare, engineering, and business gather togethe
DECEMBER 29, 2017
This fall saw more than 220 experts in healthcare, engineering, and business gather together for the
DECEMBER 29, 2017
Suicide prevention and ligature risk was a major topic at The Joint Commission (TJC)’s 2019
One of our nurses asked us what her legal risks are if something goes wrong when caring f
 A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk a
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
Q: How big of a problem is patient violence from high-risk patients?
APRIL 21, 2016
Q: How big of a problem is patient violence from high-risk patients?
APRIL 14, 2016
DECEMBER 16, 2015
In the never-ending pursuit of the effective management of risks associated with healthcare-acqui
APRIL 20, 2017
Password sharing is rampant among residents but it can put protected patient information at risk
JANUARY 19, 2018
The responsibility of educating patients and their families often falls to nurses, from explainin
JANUARY 12, 2017
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
In response to the high risk of depression among physicians in training and the elevated r
APRIL 23, 2015
Hospitals face many challenges in regard to active shooter risk such as providing care to victim
1. Which of the following is not a main risk factor for developing kidney disease, as discussed i
A nurse should be skilled in cutting toenails, but because of the increased risk of liability if
This past summer, a spotlight was shone on the risks posed by Legionella. The bacterium
A new Los Angeles Times report alleges that device maker Olympus Corp. knew about the risk of inf
DECEMBER 30, 2015
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: In ICD-9-CM, sprains and strains fall under the same codes. Will that also be the ca
JUNE 17, 2015
JUSTCODING
Proposed legislation that would allow advance practice nurses to practice independently risks pa
A new study suggests that anesthesiologists may be putting patients at risk for infections b
JULY 9, 2014
Nurses are at greater risk than firefighters. In 2013 your nursing staff faced a 15% greater cha
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
Obtaining informed consent—a patient’s understanding of the risks and alternatives to
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
A hospital in Missouri at risk of losing its Medicare funding within the month installed an inter
SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
Revisions outline a more straightforward approach to mitigate patient safety risks
JANUARY 13, 2016
JANUARY 1, 2019
A step-by-step guide on communicating with patients you suspect to be at risk
JANUARY 1, 2019
Nearly 700 rural hospitals are at risk of closure, according to a
The following groups are holding meetings this fall. For additional information regarding chap
Nurses are at greater risk than firefighters. In 2013 your nursing staff faced a 15% greater chan
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
Tobacco use and dependence can increase a patient's risk of developing respiratory illness
In an effort to better inform the American public about the risks related to heart failure, the A
OCTOBER 27, 2015